The KNAW young academy made a beginners guide to Dutch academia. Emphasis is put on professional challenges and opportunities.
The Young Academy is a dynamic and innovative platform of researchers active in a range of disciplines who have outspoken views about science and science policy. The Young Academy organises inspiring activities for various target groups focusing on interdisciplinarity, science policy, and the interface between science and society. With the guide the KNAW young academy offers essential information to researchers and instructors who are unfamiliar with the Dutch academic setting, among others, about Dutch academia and how it related to Dutch politics and society, what the teaching culture is like, and how the funding system is structured.